Lily Allen and David Brent will join Coldplay For Kids' Charity Concert

Coldplay will headline a charity concert in support of Kids Company that cares for vulnerable children and youth in Bristol and London, England.

The band's frontman Chris Martin, announced the event. "Buy a ticket to this show will ensure two things: an entertaining night full of stars, totally unique that will never be repeated, and money boxes for Christmas a charity that brings happiness and love for the most vulnerable children in London".

The event will also feature special guest appearances from artists David Brent, Lily Allen, Rizzle Kicks and Ricky Gervais.

Coldplay have also donated clothes and instruments used in their Mylo Xyloto tour to raise more funds.

The show will take place in London on December 19.